. i'm carol costello. newsroom continues right now with ashleigh banfield. >> hi, everybody. it's 11:00 on the east coast and 8:00 a.m. on the west coast. here's some phrases for you. high wind, wet snow, travel snarled, power lost. any other time here in the northeast we might just call that november, but coming just a week and a half after super storm sandy, this garden variety nor'easter is just wrong and it is cruel, you might say. and here is how some new yorkers would actually like to say something on television, this sucks. it just does. 60-mile-an-hour wind gusts? that's the kind of wind that knocks out power to tens of thousands of homes. people who probably already went without power for a week. businesses, also, that hadn't lost it during sandy or had just gotten it back, out again. storm surges threatening the water front areas and parts of connecticut that today have more than a foot of snow. cnn's deb feyerick is in the community of gerrittson beach in brooklyn. how the do things look there now, deb? >> reporter: you know, they don't look that great, actually, ashleigh.